avenue - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈævəˌnjuː/
singularavenue
pluralavenues
  1. 1
    a wide straight road, especially one with trees on each side
    1. a.

      Avenue

      used in street names. The written abbreviation is Ave

      They live at 27 Shaftesbury Avenue.

    2. b.
      British a road or wide path with trees on each side that leads to a large house
  2. 2
    one of the methods you can use to achieve something

    We’ve been left with no other avenue but to go to court.

    explore/pursue/try an avenue:

    We have explored every possible avenue to find funding.